Since the recent news regarding Zika Virus in Costa Rica, we figured this would be an ideal time to address how to keep safe from mosquito bites. Mosquitos have long been known to transmit disease, from Malaria, to Dengue, to Chikungunya and now Zika, care must always be taken to avoid being bitten. Even though our particular area of Mal Pais & Santa Teresa, including our hotel, has been lucky enough to have no cases of Zika, we are aware this could change at any moment and have taken the following precautions to avoid the possibility:
We encourage all our guests to let us know if there is anything we are missing that would help them feel more comfortable and protected during their stay.
What You Can Do:
As there is currently no vaccine that will protect you from Malaria, Dengue Fever, Chikungunya or Zika, the best thing to protect yourself against any of these diseases is to avoid being bitten. While visiting Costa Rica, and our beautiful areas of Mal Pais & Santa Teresa, the following can help protect you:
Please contact us with any upcoming travel plans, concerns or questions!
Pura Vida & Safe Travels!